The first trailer has been released for the WikiLeaks biopic "The Fifth Estate". The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange and it centers on the early days of WikiLeaks and the relationship between Assange and Daniel Domscheit-Berg, played by Daniel Bruhl. "The Fifth Estate" is directed by Bill Condon ("Kinsey") and also stars Laura Linney, Stanley Tucci, Anthony Mackie, David Thewlis, Peter Capaldi, Dan Stevens, Alicia Vikander and Carice van Houten. The release date is October 11, 2013.
Watch the trailer after the jump.
"Following Daniel Domscheit-Berg (Brühl), an early supporter and eventual colleague of Julian Assange (Cumberbatch), “The Fifth Estate” traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. The website’s overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects and transformed the flow of information to news media and the world at large."
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